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$$ - $$$, American,
2811 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
+1 515-244-0790
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“burgers” (5 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
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Bar, American, Pub
$$ - $$$
2811 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Used to love this place but I did not much enjoy my lunch here. Caesar salad dressing has anchovies...I get it. My salad tasted like a can of sardines broke loose to take my salad hostage. Stale croutons and they scrimped on chicken both in...More

1  Thank Rpod-lady
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Sat on patio which is small and a little loud from the traffic going by the front. Service was good.Price was good. Good selection on the menu. I will go back.

Thank Scott E
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Been coming here for years now. Great bar scene with upscale 'bar food'. Eclectic menu that can vary from traditional burger/fries to Asian Fusion. The fish tacos are a must - blackened catfish that is spiced up perfectly and topped with cabbage and aioli. Live...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 5 January 2017

If you need a great lunch spot or are craving a burger this is a great place to visit. The outdoor patio during the summer is also fantastic, the space itself inside is very open and you don't feel like you're on top of other...More

Thank vacagirl2016
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I am in love with the fish tacos and black beans. That said, the rest of the food leans more toward basic bar fare. More Fresh/Mex and less French/Fried would be appreciated. If you're a liquid dieter like myself, you will appreciate the toweringly awesome...More

Thank Ginnie P
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Went for lunch and enjoyed an excellent burger and fries. Prices were very good. The soda was OK - not a spot-on mix, but good enough. Our server doesn't put enough ice in the glasses, but I noticed another server got that right, so that...More

Thank ccg001
Reviewed 20 April 2016

So Star Bar doesn't have the most extensive menu, and most of it won't really surprise you. Burgers, sandwiches, some pastas, etc. Most of which are decent to good. However, they also happen to have the most amazing blackened catfish tacos. On a nice night,...More

Thank Cyclone05
Reviewed 16 February 2016

The atmosphere is great here, and they do have some great live music. However, the service is almost never good. Rude and slow.

2  Thank Katie S
Reviewed 28 October 2015

I have been to Starbar several occasions for drinks and this time food. Every time we have gone, the service is slow and not very attentive. We stopped again for drinks and this time ordered food. We ordered chicken fingers as an appetizer and they...More

1  Thank StudentTraveler14
Reviewed 18 October 2015

My friends and I stop here from time to time for martinis and parmesan fries! They sometimes have live music too!

Thank JenJenJenJenJen13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, American, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2811 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-244-0790
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